The Fire Cat Author:Esther Averill Pickles lives in a barrel. He likes to chase kittens. One day, Pickles chases a kitten up a tree. Then Pickles can't get down! A fireman comes to rescue Pickles. "I will take you to our firehouse," says the fireman. "Maybe our Chief will let you stay." Will the Fire Chief let a naughty cat live at the firehouse?